Here are some examples:
- CHEM Trust (represented by Gwynne Lyons) is a member of the EU Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Endocrine Disrupter Expert Group.
- CHEM Trust are an accredited stakeholder at the EU Chemicals Agency (ECHA); we participated in the ECHA Stakeholder Day in May 2014 and the ECHA stakeholder workshop in October 2014.
- CHEM Trust’s Ninja Reineke has represented ChemSec at some meetings of the Competent authorities for REACH and Classification & Labelling (CARACAL).
- Gwynne Lyons also represented CHEM Trust on two expert groups that were established by the European Commission in 2010. The “Ad hoc group of Commission Services, EU Agencies and Member States” focused on policy issues, while the “Endocrine Disruptors Expert Advisory Group” reflected on scientific issues relevant to endocrine disruptors. She contributed to the production of two reports, one on “Key scientific issues relevant to the identification and characterisation of endocrine disrupting substances” (CHEM Trust comments on this report available here) and the other on “Thresholds for Endocrine Disrupters and Related Uncertainties“.
- CHEM Trust speaks at numerous EU level conferences, organised by the European Commission, commercial conference organisers, NGOs and others. See our talks page for examples.
- We are registered in the EU Transparency Register as Chemicals, Health and Environment Monitoring Trust (our full name), with the ID number 27053044762-72
- We are an active member of the UK Chemicals Stakeholder Forum, set up by the UK Government.
- CHEM Trust, represented by Gwynne Lyons, has been a member of the OECD Endocrine Disrupter Testing and Assessment Advisory Group (EDTA-AG) since it was created in 2008. She was also a member of its predecessor, the Task Force on Endocrine Disrupters Testing and Assessment (EDTA). Up until 2014 CHEM Trust was the only Environmental NGO member of EDTA-AG.
- We have submitted documents to the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management process, details here.